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Invasion

Invasion a term that should be used with caution, although most cell biologists would follow Abercrombie in meaning the... Read More

Invasion index

Invasion index An index devised by Abercrombie & Heaysman as a means to estimate the invasiveness of cells in vitro. The... Read More

Incursion

Incursion 1. A running into; hence, an entering into a territory with hostile intention; a temporary invasion; a predatory... Read More

Terrestrial plant

Definition noun, plural: terrestrial plants Any animal that lives, grows and reproduce in aquatic... Read More

Community (biology)

Community, in biology, refers to the assemblage of interacting organisms (either of the same or different species)... Read More

Infective stage

Definition noun (parasitology) The stage in the life cycle of an endoparasite wherein it can initiate infection to its... Read More

Terrestrial animal

Definition noun, plural: terrestrial animals Any animal that lives, grows and reproduce on terrestrial (or... Read More

Fibrinous exudate

Definition noun A type of exudate consisting largely of fibrinogen and fibrin Supplement Tissue injuries such as wounds and... Read More

In situ

In situ in the natural or normal place, confined to the site of origin without invasion of neighbouring tissues. In the... Read More

Almas

The Almas, Mongolian for 'wild man', is a cryptozoological species of presumed hominid reputed to inhabit the Caucasus and... Read More

Cell wall

The cell is the structural, functional, and biological unit of all organisms. It is a membrane-bound structure containing... Read More

Superinfection

superinfection (Science: microbiology) A new infection complicating the course of antimicrobial therapy of an existing... Read More

Accession

Accession 1. A coming to; the act of acceding and becoming joined; as, a kings accession to a confederacy. 2. Increase by... Read More

Malignant

Malignant (Science: oncology) Tending to become progressively worse and to result in death. Having the properties of... Read More

Infection

Definition noun, plural: infections (microbiology) Invasion and multiplication of an infectious agents in body tissues of... Read More

Chills

Chill 1. A sensation of cold. 2. A feeling of cold with shivering and pallor, accompanied by an elevation of temperature in... Read More